Clase social, bienestar y afectividad general durante la pandemia de la COVID-19 en Iberoamérica

  1. Ginés Navarro - Carrillo 1
  2. Lander Méndez 2
  3. Huseyin Cakal 3
  4. Darío Páez 2
  5. José J. Pizarro 2
  6. Larraitz Zumeta 2
  7. Marcela Gracia - Leiva 2
  8. Silvia da Costa 2
  9. Nekane Basabe 2
  10. Saioa Telletxea 2
  11. Gisela Delfino 4
  12. Elza Techio 5
  13. Anderson Mathias 2
  14. Carolina Alzugaray - Ponce 6
  15. Loreto Villagrán 7
  16. Gonzalo Martínez - Zelaya 8
  17. Marian Bilbao 9
  18. Anna Wlodarczyk 10
  19. Wilson López - López 11
  20. Laura Alfaro - Beracoechea 12
  21. Manuel. L. Ibarra 13
  22. Catarina Carvalho 14
  23. Isabel. R. Pinto 14
  24. Emilio Moyano - Díaz 15
  25. Agustín Espinosa 16
  26. Rosa. M. Cueto 16
  27. Show all authors +
  1. 1 Universidad de Jaén, España
  2. 2 Universidad del País Vasco, España
  3. 3 Universidad de Keele, Reino Unid
  4. 4 Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, Argentina
  5. 5 Universidad Federal de Bahía, Brasil
  6. 6 Universidad Santo Tomás, Chile
  7. 7 Universidad de Concepción, Chile
  8. 8 Universidad Viña del Mar, Chile
  9. 9 Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Chile
  10. 10 Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile
  11. 11 Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
  12. 12 Universidad de Guadalajara, México
  13. 13 Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, México
  14. 14 Universidad de Oporto, Portugal
  15. 15 Universidad de Talca, Chile
  16. 16 Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

    Lima, Perú


Escritos de psicología

ISSN: 1138-2635 1989-3809

Year of publication: 2021

Issue Title: Impacto de la pandemia de COVID-19 en la salud mental

Volume: 14

Issue: 2

Pages: 84-95

Type: Article

DOI: 10.24310/ESPSIESCPSI.V14I2.13608 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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The current COVID-19 pandemic has sharply increased preexisting social divides. In this research, we analyzed the relationships of different facets of social class with well-being and affectivity across 8 Ibero-American countries. Moreover, we also tested the potential mediating role of perceived risk of COVID-19 and perceived collective efficacy. The results obtained (a) revealed that a lower social class was related to reduced well-being and positive affect as well as to greater negative affect, (b) confirmed that subjective social class was a better predictor of well-being and affectivity than educational level (i.e., an objective indicator of social class), and (c) showed that subjective social class was indirectly linked to well-being/affectivity via its effects on the perceived risk of COVID-19 and perceived collective efficacy. These findings support the existence of differences in well-being and affectivity as a function of social class during the pandemic, while advancing our understanding of underlying psychosocial mechanisms.

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